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Coronavirus Resource Center-Providers

The Arizona Hospice & Palliative Care Organization has developed this Resource Center for information, guidance, tools and resources for providers in Arizona's hospice and palliative care community relative to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.  Special thanks to our partners especially the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) for providing the resources and information critical to keeping our community informed. Please bookmark this page and check back frequently as it will be be continue to be updated as more information is made available.  


This information is for Hospice & Palliative Care Providers and Companies.

 For information for patients, clients and families, please click here.

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Clicking on these buttons will take you directly to the specified organization's website with COVID-19 specific information for providers. 





Below are downloadable documents and web links. Additional information on Emergency Preparedness, HR, and other related topics are available to members in the Member Resource Library.

Coronavirus Resources & Updates (Providers)

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
COVID-19 RISK INDEX Know Your Risk During COVID-19 PDF (80.82 KB)  more ] Administration 7/21/2020
Doffing (taking off) personal protective equipment Link Administration 6/9/2020
Donning (putting on) personal protective equipment Link Administration 6/9/2020
HHS Issues Important Provider Relief Fund Clarific Link  more ] Administration 6/4/2020
List N Tool: COVID-19 Disinfectants Link  more ] Administration 5/13/2020
The new ICD-10 code for COVID-19 (U07.1) is effect Link Administration 4/30/2020
Enforcement Guidance on Decontamination of Filteri PDF (110.34 KB) Administration 4/28/2020
Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece R PDF (1.49 MB) Administration 4/28/2020
EMS Provider Screening Tool PDF (105.01 KB) Administration 4/20/2020
EMS and 9-1-1 Resources Link Administration 4/20/2020
ASU supplies health care providers with PPE Link Administration 4/17/2020
Thoughtful LIfe Conversations Advance Care Plannin PDF (241.35 KB) Administration 4/16/2020
CHAP - Your COVID-19 Care Resource Video Link Administration 4/15/2020
Covid-19_Caregiver_Instructions.pdf PDF (643.17 KB) Administration 4/15/2020
Covid-19_Caregiver_Instructions_-_Spanish.pdf PDF (948.59 KB) Administration 4/15/2020
Guidance to Hospice on Admissions - COVID19 PDF (263.88 KB) Administration 4/10/2020
Ethical Framework for Decision Making PDF (1.44 MB)  more ] Administration 4/6/2020
NHPCO - COVID-19 Information Link Administration 3/23/2020
DOL - Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Q&A Link  more ] Administration 3/30/2020
Register as a Volunteer Health Professional for a  Link Administration 3/27/2020
Arizona 2-1-1 COVID-19 Hotline Link  more ] Administration 3/25/2020
Updated PPE Guidance for COVID-19 in Arizona Link Administration 3/25/2020
World Health Organization Link Administration 3/23/2020
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Link Administration 3/23/2020
Center for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) Link Administration 3/23/2020
American Psychological Association Link Administration 3/23/2020

COVID-19 Alerts (Regulatory)

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Summary – Enhanced Surveillance Webinar (Jul 2020) DOCX (17.33 KB) Administration 8/3/2020
Regulatory Alert: CMS Waivers Update (Apr 30) PDF (116.51 KB)  more ] Administration 5/1/2020
Regulatory Alert: CMS Waivers Update (Apr 1) PDF (116.62 KB)  more ] Administration 5/1/2020

Emergency Preparedness

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Arizona Crisis Standards of Care Plan Link Administration 4/1/2020
Low Interest Disaster Loans to Businesses Link  more ] Administration 3/26/2020
MLNConnects Emergency Prep Call Transcript 10-2016 Link  more ] Administration 7/21/2017
Protecting Workers During a Pandemic (Aug 2014) Link  more ] Administration 9/27/2016

Fraud Alerts (for Patients & Families)

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Arizona Attorney General's Webpage on Fraud Link Administration 7/15/2020
OIG - Fraud Alert related to COVID-19 Link Administration 4/6/2020

PPE Guidance and Regulations

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System PDF (249.8 KB) Administration 5/5/2020
Battelle News Release PDF (213.57 KB) Administration 5/5/2020
Battelle_CCDS_Process PDF (330.45 KB) Administration 5/5/2020
OSHA: Guidance on Respirator Decontamination Link  more ] Administration 4/29/2020
FDA FAQs on Shortages of Surgical Masks and Gowns Link Administration 4/6/2020

Regulatory - State

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
CMS Issues Regulatory Waivers in Response to COVID Link Administration 4/1/2020
Governor Ducey Expands Telemedicine Coverage For A Link Administration 4/1/2020
Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order To Expand Li Link Administration 4/1/2020
CMS Issues Regulatory Waivers in Response to COVID Link Administration 4/1/2020
DHS Notice: In-Patient Units - Vendor for Plans PDF (297.68 KB)  more ] Administration 7/18/2019
Arizona UAR (Hospice) - Information Link  more ] Administration 4/27/2018

Regulatory Alerts

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This digital publication features in-depth information usually on a single regulatory issue or when there is an urgent regulation. It is emailed to members* and is also available online.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Public Reporting Webinar FY2019: Hospice Compreh Link Administration 12/3/2018
PEPPERs Available - HHAs and Hospices PDF (84.19 KB) Administration 9/2/2017
NonDiscrimination in Health Programs (Sep 2016) Link  more ] Administration 9/26/2016
IMPACT Act (Sep 2014) Link  more ] Administration 9/26/2016
CMS Guidance on Part D (Jul 2014) Link  more ] Administration 9/26/2016
AzDHS Administrative Rules - Comment (Jan 2013) Link  more ] Administration 9/26/2016

Well-being (Sustainability)

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Well-being Initiative (Website) Link Administration 7/10/2020
Well-Being Initiative: Facility Toolkit PDF (88.46 KB)  more ] Administration 7/10/2020
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IDG Meetings: Effective Problem Solving with Shared Responsibility (Webinar $149*)

The Days of “Muffin Marketing” Are Over (Webinar $149*)

Record Retention Rules for Hospice & Home Care Providers (Webinar $149*)

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